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Head of a Fish: It is customary on the first night of Rosh Hashanah to partake of the head of a fish, ram, or other kosher animal. This symbolizes our desire to be the "head and not the tail" during the coming year.
G‑d's blessings are like codes that need to be decoded to discover the hidden opportunities that lie within them.
It's a sign of maturity to want to test your mettle against the big boys, to challenge yourself to be your best, and let the honors fall as they may.
There is a custom to eat the head of a fish on the night of Rosh Hashanah. What does this actually mean? I can’t make head or tail of it . . .
Kiddush, New Fruit, apple and challah dipped in honey, and a host of other traditional Rosh Hashanah foods -- your complete guide to the holiday's evening meals.
A detailed look at the laws of Rosh Hashanah.
We get a fish head, some fruit (and tired)
We picked out two juicy pomegranates (just in case one of them turns out to be a lemon).
On Rosh Hashanah it is customary to eat foods with symbolic importance. According to some, these foods serve as cues to help us focus on the agenda of the day: prayer, repentance and resolution to do good. According to others, the physical act of eating t...
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